Help with Silkies - roo or pullet??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by curtsey13, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. curtsey13

    curtsey13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Please help! How do you tell if a Silkie is a roo or pullet? I have two and have no idea!! They are about 3 months old and any help would be wonderful!!

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  2. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    Closer side shots and face shots will help alot more.

    That said - I can't make a good guess on the back, BUT I do believe the white looks like a roo - it looks like he's getting streamers in his poof.
     
  3. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    Agreed. the white one looks like a boy, not just the streamers. He is really leggy and taller looking. Girls are more often squatty and compact. so are better quality boys. Depends from breeder to breeder though, as different lines develop at different rates, and are shaped differently.
     

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